Sappada (sappadadolomiti.com) is a charming place at 1,250 meters above sea level, where you can be fascinated by paradisiacal landscapes. Unspoiled nature, which allows you to listen to the silence of the mountains, to breathe the purity of the air and to admire the beauty of the authentic nature that surrounds it. Sappada is a small big pearl in the Dolomites, with a tourism that has its roots at the end of the 1800s, a mountain with a thousand activities, where you can still taste the tradition, and have an unforgettable experience.
The event location is in the village of Cima Sappada (cimasappada.com). It is located at about 3.5 km from Sappada and offers the availability of ski, bob, walk, snowshoe and mountaineering slopes facilities. Tradition has remained a cornerstone of the development of the village.
How to reach Cima Sappada
From Veneto you can take the A27 Mestre-Belluno hughway until the last exit of Longarone (Pian di Vedoia), then continue to Pieve di Cadore. Near Auronzo di Cadore you turn off for S. Stefano and there for Sappada and Cima Sappada.
Those arriving from Friuli Venezia Giulia instead follow the A28 Palmanova-Tarvisio and exit at Carnia/Tolmezzo; then continue along the SS 52 which passes through Ovaro and Rigolato and Forni Avoltri until you reach Cima Sappada.
The nearest station is Calalzo di Cadore from which you can take a direct bus to Cima Sappada which takes about 1 hour; from Friuli, exit at the Carnia station and take a bus of the Sappada-Tolmezzo-Udine line to Cima Sappada.
Useful information to reach Sappada
For those who want the detailed route to reach Sappada here are some useful sites:
For those arriving by train, all flight times and the possibility of buying tickets online:
All times to reach Sappada from the Belluno area, in particular from the Calalzo railway station:
Sappada from Friuli:
Cortina Express service – from / to Sappada to / for Treviso, Venice, Mestre, Rovigo, Ferrara and Bologna: www.cortinaexpress.it/index.php/linee-autobus-daper-sappada
Photo credits: Archivio Foto di Pro Loco Sappada